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Company KCCI TV
Position Photographer
Jobdescription KCCI is seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in our community and bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. This member of our team will be out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories, as well as editing video for newscasts. The winning candidate is tech savvy. You must be able to shoot on a variety of cameras and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. We are looking for a team player who wants to innovate and execute active live shots and standups, while maintaining high journalistic standards. You must be able to work efficiently, be organized and communicate effectively.

Job Responsibilities:

Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for broadcast and digital

Working with reporters, producers and assignment editors to cover daily stories

Gathers video and still pictures for digital platforms

Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and accurate facts are gathered

Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound

Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field

Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video

Can produce and publish content to our online platforms

Experience Requirements:

Must have computer and software experience.

Previous newsroom experience preferred.

Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment

Efficient operation on ENG trucks

Can work in all weather conditions

Able to work a variety of schedules, including weekends and holidays

Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record

Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools

Can organize and prioritize

Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do

Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions


Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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